Tanya Lee is a Western Australian artist based in Perth, working across sculpture, performance, video and drawing. Her practice looks at everyday tasks to create humorous, absurd and even futile narratives that subvert the protocols and politics of social environments.
Tanya was recently commissioned to create a site-specific work titled Invigilator for Here&Now15: an exhibition of Sculpture In An Ever-Expanding Field, held at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery in Perth.
She was part of Proximity Festival 2014 with the participatory performance work Personal Trainer engaging intimately with a single audience member at a time and her first solo exhibition Personal Space, was shown at the Fremantle Arts Centre in 2013. Tanya has also exhibited nationally at various ARI’s including Art Proper collective in Sydney and Kings ARI in Melbourne.
Tanya’s undergraduate studies included a year as a visiting scholar at the École Nationale Supérieur d’Art de Dijon (ENSAD) in Dijon, France. Before graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Arts (Art) with First Class Honors in 2008 and completing her MA with Distinction in 2009.